MICAT Exam

MICAT MBA Exam 2019-2020

The MICA Admission Test, popularly known as MICAT is a MBA entrance exam for the admissions to its 2 years Post Graduation Diploma in Management – Communication (PGDM-C) course.  MICAT is conducted by MICA, Ahmedabad and aims to train students with a focus on innovative thinking, consumer and community outreach and client centricity. The PGDM-C course, has emerged to be one of the premier programs in the country, which corresponds to other MBA programs. It has a 100% campus placement record with the best corporate houses in India and abroad. Since 1995, this program is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Association of Indian University and MICA is considered to be one of the top B-schools and MBA colleges in India.

MICAT Eligibility and Age Criteria
  • Candidates with bachelor’s degree (minimum of three years’ duration) or equivalent degree from a recognized university or by the Association of Indian Universities are eligible to apply
  • Candidates must also have valid scores of at least one of the national entrance exams, namely CAT, XAT or GMAT
  • Candidates studying in the final year of their degree program are also eligible to apply
  • Foreign national students and NRI students can also apply with a GMAT scores of 600 and above
  • There is no specific age limit for MICAT exam
MICAT Application Process
  • MICAT exam is conducted twice a year i.e. December and February
  • Candidates need to apply separately for MICAT I and MICAT II and the better of two scores will be considered for admissions
  • For applying through online mode, candidates have to visit official website and fill and submit the application form along with the application fee of Rs.1965
  • The application fee can be paid through online (credit/debit card or net banking) or offline mode (demand draft or cheque)
MICAT Exam Pattern and Duration
  • MICAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) for the duration of 3 hours
  • Exam pattern consists of both subjective and objective types questions
  • There are approximately 145 questions to be answered that is divided into 3 sections consisting of 6 portions
  • The sectional weightage is as follows:
SECTIONS PORTIONS NO. OF QUESTIONS
Section 1 Descriptive Test (DT) 4
Section 2 Divergent–convergent reasoning (DCR) 30
General awareness (GA) 25
Verbal ability (VA) 25
Quantitative analysis (QA) 25
Section 3 Psychometric test 36
  • There is no negative marking for section 1 and 3, section 2 has a negative scoring of 0.25 % or ¼ of the total marks allotted
MICAT Exam Selection procedure
  • Psychometric test is considered to be a test qualifier which means a candidate has to pass this section to have a chance for making it to GE and PI
  • Next the candidates will be assessed for DCR, GA, VA, QA and on the basis of comparative performance they will be evaluated for DT
  • Those candidates qualifying DT will be considered for shortlisting for GE and PI
  • GE and PI are scored on a scale of 5 and candidates should score a minimum of 3.5 and 4 respectively
  • The final selection procedure is based on the given criteria:
  • CAT, XAT, GMAT: 20 percent
  • MICAT: 30 percent
  • GE: 20 percent
  • PI: 30 percent
MICAT Exam 2019-2020 Important Dates
Event MICAT-I MICAT-II
Application Form Start Date 24th August 2019 3rd Jan 2020
Last date for Submit Form 20th Nov 2019 30th Jan 2020
Admit Card Availability 26th Nov 2019 4th Feb 2020
MICAT 2020 Exam Date 1st Dec 2019 9th Feb 2020
MICAT 2020 Result Announce Date 18th Dec 2019 19th Feb 2020
Final MICAT 2020 Result 25th  Mar 2020 Updated Soon